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Knowledge and versatility the key to success for bassist James Genus

When I made the attempt to contact bassist James Genus for an interview, he wasn’t able to immediately ...

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New Book: Marc Meyers “Why Jazz Happened”

Why Jazz Happened (due out in December of 2012) is the first comprehensive social history of jazz. It ...

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38th annual Jazz Record Collectors Bash arrives in June

The 38th Annual Jazz Record Collectors Bash will kick off Friday, June 29th at the Hilton Woodbridge in ...

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One of Louis Armstrong’s final performances (and favorite recipes) to be released this month

Rarely-Heard Recording Includes Original Cookbook of Louis’ Most-Loved Recipes This release comes from Smithsonian Folkway Recordings. Jazz icon ...

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